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Reference : HB 28

Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Reference HB 28 has information about 112 plants :
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022)
Recipes : H(004) wound, juice preparation from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis on the wound
H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : kamimura (Kirundi)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) prevention preparation from the bark of abortion, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imikingo" du verbe "gukingira" (prévenir), infusion preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Ageratum conyzoides, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : inkuruba (Kirundi)
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : agahombo (Kirundi)
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Official name : Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ears pain, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Apodytes dimidiata, nose and ears instilllation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuzsivya (Kirundi)
Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Official name : Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(053)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta preparation from the bark of Lippia trifolia, VO.
H(053) ears pain (umuhaha), juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Cardiospermum halicacabum preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta, ears instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : icumwa (Kirundi)
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(020)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Berkheya spekeana mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(020) snake, ashes preparation from the bark of dried leaves preparation from the bark of Berkheya spekeana dried in local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igihandambwa, umuhandambwa (Kirundi)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Bersama abyssinica mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema ou VO.
H(104) belly pains, compresses preparation from the bark of pounded barks preparation from the bark of Bersama abyssinica + the same compresses macerated in H2O, VO. the juice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurerabana (Kirundi)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(020)
Recipes : H(004) wound, le juice extracted from leaves preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa, act as desinfecting
H(012)) fractures, ashes preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae or Biophytum petersianum in local scarifications
H(020) injections preparation from the bark of spider, ashes preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Chenopodium opulifolium preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa in local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : icanda (Kirundi)
Biophytum helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Official name : Biophytum helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(012)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(012)) fractures ashes preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae or Biophytum petersianum in local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : tinyabakwe (Kirundi)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fractures, ashes preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina preparation from the bark of Bidens pilosa preparation from the bark of Biophytum helenae or Biophytum petersianum in local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : tinyabakwe (Kirundi)
Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Official name : Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea spissa S. Moore
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(022), H(033), H(068), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Bothriocline longipes mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
H(022) parturition (made easier), juice from the bark of Acalypha villicaulis of Bothriocline longipes of Parinari curatellifolia of Triumfetta cordifolia of Zehneria scabra, infusion, VO.
H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
H(173) , ashes preparation from the bark of dried leaves of Harungana madagascariensis of Bothriocline longipes , mixed with butter, local applicotion on leprous wounds.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umubebe (Kirundi)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(030), H(033)
Recipes : H(022) delivery (made easier), H(030) retained placenta, juice from Bridelia micrantha, Polyscias fulva, "imbohora", VO.
H(033) femal sterility, ONS, infusions, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugimbu (Kirundi)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(053)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, this sort preparation from the bark of plant is called "imisamisho" (promotes the reproduction), infusion, VO.
H(053) ears pain (umuhaha), juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Cardiospermum halicacabum preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta, ears instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : imbogobogo (Kirundi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, leaves preparation from the bark of Senecio mannii preparation from the bark of Cassia occidentalis preparation from the bark of Clausena anisata, decoction, the cold liquid, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuyokayoka (Kirundi)
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(039), H(020), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) injury preparation from the bark of H(039) jiggers (imvunja) the juice extracted from leaves preparation from the bark of Mikania cordata preparation from the bark of Chenopodium opulifolium preparation from the bark of "umukurwa" disinfect the wounds preparation from the bark of the jiggers
H(020) snake, juice preparation from the bark of pressed leaves preparation from the bark of Chenopodium., VO. + juice on bite
H(020) injections preparation from the bark of spider, ashes preparation from the bark of leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium of Bidens pilosa in local scarifications
H(020) honeybees (insuki), juice of leaves of Chenopodium., local application
H(037) cough, extract of leaves of Chenopodium ugandae, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kirundi)
Citrus sp.
Official name : Citrus sp.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, sap of leaves of Dodonaea viscosa of Lagenaria rufa of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Eucalyptus sp. of Citrus sp., VO. + steam bath of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, leaves preparation from the bark of Senecio mannii preparation from the bark of Cassia occidentalis preparation from the bark of Clausena anisata, decoction, the cold liquid, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutana (Kirundi)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves and flowers preparation from the bark of Clematis simensis, leaves preparation from the bark of Ranunculus multifidus preparation from the bark of "rubaba", steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukamba (Kirundi)
Clerodendrum sp.
Official name : Clerodendrum sp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Clerodendrum sp. mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwanzuranya (Kirundi)
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, juice preparation from the bark of leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Tetradenia riparia , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umururasase (Kirundi)